Tag Archives: Analog

Video Noise

IMG_4122As part of my job, I recently had to capture a batch of old VHS video cassettes into Final Cut Pro X. So, after becoming reaquainted with the variety and complexity of analog videotape noise, I thought I’d share some of the interesting bits of machine and tape interaction.

If you play through to the end of the last clip (from 1999), you’ll be greeted by the funky ident of a presumably long-gone, REplay Showreel Productions.

Apple Pro Res 422 versions (SD only, naturally)